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Linksys SRW224 User Manual

Linksys gigabit switch user guide.
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Specifications - 2 pages
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A Division of Cisco Systems, Inc.
24 Port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch
User Guide
with WebView
WIRED
SRW224
Model No.

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    ® A Division of Cisco Systems, Inc. 24 Port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch User Guide with WebView WIRED SRW224 Model No.

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    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Copyright and Trademarks Specifications are subject to change without notice. Linksys is a registered trademark or trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries. Copyright © 2004 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Uplinking the Switch Chapter 4: Configuration using the Console Interface Overview Configuring the HyperTerminal Application Configuring the Switch through the Console Interface Chapter 5: Configuring the Switch through the Web Utility Overview System Tab Port Tab Trunk Tab VLAN Tab...

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    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Appendix E: Specifications Appendix F: Warranty Information Appendix G: Regulatory Information Appendix H: Contact Information...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Figure 4-11: IP Configuration Figure 4-12: Firmware Update Figure 4-13: Main Menu Figure 4-14: Send File Figure 4-15: Xmodem File Send for SRW224 Figure 4-16: Restore System Default Setting Figure 4-17: Reboot System Figure 4-18: Return to Main Menu Figure 4-19: Port Status...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Figure 5-1: Addrees Field Figure 5-2: Password Screen Figure 5-3: Welcome Screen Figure 5-4: System Tab-System Information Figure 5-5: System Tab-MISC Configuration Figure 5-6: System Tab-Username/Password Setting Figure 5-7: Port Tab-Port Status...

  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Introduction, Welcome

    Use the instructions in this User Guide to help you connect the Switch, set it up, and configure it to bridge your different networks. These instructions should be all you need to get the most out of the 24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView.

  • Page 8: What's In This Guide

    This chapter describes how to connect the Switch. • Chapter 4: Configuration using the Console Interface This chapter instructs you on how to use the Switch’s console interface for configuring the Switch. • Chapter 5: Configuring the Switch through the Web Utility This chapter shows you how to configure the Switch usign the Web Utility.

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    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView • Appendix H: Contact Information This appendix provides contact information for a variety of Linksys resources, including Technical Support. Chapter 1: Introduction What’s in this Guide?

  • Page 10: Chapter 2: Getting To Know The Switch, The Front Panel, Figure 2-1: Front Panel

    The LAN (Local Area Network) ports connect to Ethernet network devices, such as other switches or routers. Gigabit1 /Gigabit2 / The switch is equipped with two Gigabit ports and a mini GBIC port that is shared with miniGBIB Gigabit Port 2. If Gigabit Port 2 is being used, the minGBIC port cannot be used. They link to high-speed network peripheral system or clients at speeds of up to 1000Mbps.

  • Page 11: The Back Panel, The Side Panel, Figure 2-2: Back Panel, Figure 2-3: Side Panel

    The security slot is located on a side panel. Figure 2-3: Side Panel Security Slot The security slot is where you can attach a lock so the Switch will be protected from theft. Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Switch The Back Panel...

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    (for configuration purposes) using the provided serial cable. You can use HyperTerminal to manage the Switch using the console port. With this and many other Linksys products, your networking options are limitless. Go to the Linksys website at www.linksys.com for more information about products that work with the Switch.

  • Page 13: Chapter 3: Connecting The Switch, Overview, Figure 3-1: Typical Network Configuration

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Chapter 3: Connecting the Switch Overview This chapter will explain how to connect network devices to the Switch. For an example of a typical network configuration, see the application diagram shown in Figure 3-1. Figure 3-1: Typical Network Configuration When you connect your network devices, make sure you don’t exceed the maximum cabling distances, which are...

  • Page 14: Pre-installation Considerations, Hardware Installation

    As previously mentioned, the Switch provides full-duplex support for its RJ-45 ports. Full-duplex operation allows data to be sent and received simultaneously, doubling a port’s potential data throughput. If you will be using the Switch in full-duplex mode, the maximum cable length using Category 5 cable is 328 feet (100 meters).

  • Page 15: Placement Options, Figure 3-2: Attaching The Rubber Feet To The Bottom Of The Switch

    Switch. 7. Connect the supplied power cord to the Switch’s power port, and plug the other end into an electrical outlet. 8. Power on the devices connected to the Switch. Each active port’s corresponding LED will light up on the Switch.

  • Page 16: Uplinking The Switch, Figure 3-4: Mounting The Switch In A Rack

    Uplinking the Switch To uplink the Switch, connect one end of a Cat5 (or better) cable into one of the 24 10/100 ports, and then connect the other end of the cable into the peripheral device’s uplink port. MDI/MDIX will automaticlaly detect the speed and cable type.

  • Page 17: Chapter 4: Configuration Using The Console Interface, Overview, Configuring The Hyperterminal Application

    1. Click the Start button. Select Accessories and then Communications. HyperTerminal should be one of the options listed in this menu. Select HyperTerminal. Running the Hyper Terminal utility program. 2. Enter a name for this connection. In the example below, the name of connection is SRW224. Select an icon for the application. Click OK.

  • Page 18: Configuring The Switch Through The Console Interface, Figure 4-4: Com1 Properties, Figure 4-5: Login

    Switch Screens The Switch screens consist of a series of menus. Each menu has several options, which are listed vertically. A highlight in each menu lets you select the option you wish to choose; pressing the Enter key activates the highlighted option.

  • Page 19: Figure 4-7: System Configuration, Figure 4-8: System Information

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView System Configuration System Configuration displays: 1. System Information 2. Advanced Switch Configuration 3. Password Setting 4. IP Configuration 5. Firmware Update Figure 4-7: System Configuration 6. Restore System Default Setting 7. Reboot System 0.

  • Page 20: Figure 4-9: Advanced Switch Configuration, Figure 4-10: Password Setting

    MAC Table Auto-Aging. If there is no response froma network device when searching for a MAC address within the chosen time, the switch will remove the MAC address from the MAC address table. Select 150 sec, 300 sec, or Figure 4-9: Advanced Switch Configuration 600 sec.

  • Page 21: Figure 4-11: Ip Configuration, Figure 4-12: Firmware Update, Figure 4-13: Main Menu

    Damage to Switch could occur. After you select yes, the Switch will be set to receive the file. At the top of your screen, select Transfer from the Main Menu, then select Send File. Chapter 4: Configuration using the Console Interface...

  • Page 22: Figure 4-14: Send File, Figure 4-15: Xmodem File Send For Srw224

    The Send File screen will appear. Click Browse to locate the firmware file. Select the Xmodem protocol from the Protocol drop-down menu. Click Send to send the firmware. The Xmodem File Send for SRW224 screen will appear to display the status of the upgrade. When you are prompted to restart the Switch, select Y to restart the Switch.

  • Page 23: Figure 4-17: Reboot System, Figure 4-18: Return To Main Menu

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Reboot System If you would like to reboot the Switch, select Reboot System and press Enter. Figure 4-17: Reboot System Return to Main Menu Select Return to Main Menu if you want to return to the main menu.

  • Page 24: Figure 4-19: Port Status, Figure 4-20: Port Configuration, Figure 4-21: Logout

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Port Status This screen allows you to view the status of a port. The Port, Enable, Link Status, Spd/Dpx, and Flow Control are displayed. Port Configuration Figure 4-19: Port Status This screen allows you to change the status of a port. Select the port, then Enable the port you want to configure or Disable if you don’t.

  • Page 25: Chapter 5: Configuring The Switch Through The Web Utility, Overview, Figure 5-1: Addrees Field

    The first screen that appears displays the Welcome Screen. This allows you to access the six tabs: System, Port, Trunk, VLAN, QoS, and Logout. Click a tab to view its contents. Chapter 5: Configuring the Switch through the Web Utility Overview...

  • Page 26: System Tab, Figure 5-4: System Tab-system Information, Figure 5-5: System Tab-misc Configuration

    To configure your username and password, click the Click here to configure your Username/Password link. (Figure 5-6) To reboot your system, click the Click here to reboot system link. To restore the Switch back to the default settings, click the Click here to restore system default setting link. Advanced Switch Configuration (Figure 5-5.) This screen allows you to make advanced switch configuration settings.

  • Page 27: Figure 5-6: System Tab-username/password Setting

    MAC Table Auto-Aging. If there is no response froma network device when searching for a MAC address within the chosen time, the switch will remove the MAC address from the MAC address table. Select 150 sec, 300 sec, or 600 sec from the drop-down menu. To disable this feature, select Disable.

  • Page 28: Port Tab, Figure 5-7: Port Tab-port Status, Figure 5-8: Port Tab-port Configuration

    (turns Auto MDI/MDIX on or off). For Flow Control, select On to control the flow of the packet transmission or Off. Click Apply when finished with your changes. Chapter 5: Configuring the Switch through the Web Utility Port Tab Figure 5-7: Port Tab-Port Status...

  • Page 29: Trunk Tab, Vlan Tab, Figure 5-9: Trunk Configuration, Figure 5-10: 802.1q Vlan

    The VLAN Group list will display the existing VLAN groups. To add a VLAN group, click Add New. To delete a group from the list, click Delete. Click Click Advanced 802.1Q VLAN Setting to change settings. Click Apply to save the changes. Figure 5-10: 802.1Q VLAN Chapter 5: Configuring the Switch through the Web Utility Trunk Tab...

  • Page 30: Figure 5-11: Advanced 802.1q Vlan Setting, Figure 5-12: Edit A 802.1q Vlan Group

    To add an 802.1QVLAN group, enter an identifying number between 1 and 255 in the VLAN ID field. Select Tagged from the drop-down menu under the port for each port that you want to add. Click Apply to save the changes. Figure 5-12: Edit a 802.1Q VLAN Group Chapter 5: Configuring the Switch through the Web Utility VLAN Tab...

  • Page 31: Figure 5-13: Mode Change, Figure 5-14: Port Based Vlan

    Member from the drop-down menu under the port for each port that you want to add. Click Apply to save the changes. Figure 5-15: Add a Port Base VLAN Group Chapter 5: Configuring the Switch through the Web Utility VLAN Tab...

  • Page 32: Figure 5-16: Qos Configuration, Figure 5-17: Logout Tab

    Click Apply to save the changes. Figure 5-16: QoS Configuration Logout Tab Click Logout OK to logout. Click back to go to the previous screen. Figure 5-17: Logout Tab Chapter 5: Configuring the Switch through the Web Utility VLAN Tab...

  • Page 33: Appendix A: Fast Ethernet And Gigabit Ethernet, About Fast Ethernet, About Gigabit Ethernet

    10BaseT, 100BaseTX can be made to communicate with slower 10BaseT equipment when routed through a switch. 5. This backwards compatibility is one of 100BaseTX's major advantages over other forms of Fast Ethernet; it allows critical, speed-dependent network segments to be upgraded to 100BaseTX speeds as needed without re-wiring, refitting, and retraining an entire site.

  • Page 34: Appendix B: Cabling, Overview, Twisted Pair Cabling, Figure B-1: Cable Charts

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Appendix B: Cabling Overview Twisted Pair Cabling and Fiber Optic Cabling are discussed in this appendix. Twisted Pair Cabling There are different grades, or categories, of twisted-pair cabling. Category 5 is the most reliable and is highly recommended.

  • Page 35: Figure B-2: Straight-through Cable, Figure B-3: Crossed-over Cable

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Figure B-2: Straight-Through Cable Figure B-3: Crossed-Over Cable Appendix B: Cabling Twisted Pair Cabling...

  • Page 36: Fiber Optic Cabling

    A fiber connection always require two fiber cables: one transmits data, and the other receives it. Each fiber optic cable is tipped with a connector that fits into a fiber port on a network adapter, hub, or switch. In the U.

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    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Appendix D: Glossary Adapter - A device that adds network functionality to your PC. AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) - A security method that uses symmetric 128-bit block data encryption. Backbone - The part of a network that connects most of the systems and networks together, and handles the most data.

  • Page 38: Appendix D: Glossary

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) - Allows the hosting of a website, FTP server, or e-mail server with a fixed domain name (e.g., www.xyz.com) and a dynamic IP address. Default Gateway - A device that forwards Internet traffic from your local area network.

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    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView FTP (File Transfer Protocol) - A protocol used to transfer files over a TCP/IP network. Full Duplex - The ability of a networking device to receive and transmit data simultaneously. Gateway - A device that interconnects networks with different, incompatible communications protocols.

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    Passphrase - Used much like a password, a passphrase simplifies the WEP encryption process by automatically generating the WEP encryption keys for Linksys products. Ping (Packet INternet Groper) - An Internet utility used to determine whether a particular IP address is online.

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    Subnet Mask - An address code that determines the size of the network. Switch - 1. A data switch that connects computing devices to host computers, allowing a large number of devices to share a limited number of ports. 2. A device for making, breaking, or changing the connections in an electrical circuit.

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    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Topology - The physical layout of a network. TX Rate - Transmission Rate. UDP (User Datagram Protocol) - A network protocol for transmitting data that does not require acknowledgement from the recipient of the data that is sent.

  • Page 43: Appendix C: Windows Help

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Appendix C: Windows Help All wireless products require Microsoft Windows. Windows is the most used operating system in the world and comes with many features that help make networking easier. These features can be accessed through Windows Help and are described in this appendix.

  • Page 44: Appendix E: Specifications

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Appendix E: Specifications Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab Ports 24 - 10/100 , 2 - 10/100/1000, 1 - MiniGBIC, 1-Console Cabling Type UTP CAT 5e or better LEDs System, Link/Act, Gigabit, Gigabit 1, Gigabit 2/miniGBIC Dimensions 17.01"...

  • Page 45: Appendix F: Warranty Information

    Your exclusive remedy and Linksys' entire liability under this warranty will be for Linksys at its option to repair or replace the Product or refund Your purchase price less any rebates.

  • Page 46: Appendix G: Regulatory Information

    24-port 10/100 + 2-Port Gigabit Switch with WebView Appendix G: Regulatory Information FCC STATEMENT This product has been tested and complies with the specifications for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 47: Appendix H: Contact Information

    Can't find information about a product you want to buy on the web? Do you want to know more about networking with Linksys products? Give our advice line a call at: Or fax your request in to: If you experience problems with any Linksys product,...

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